University of Leeds

Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire, on the south bank of the River Aire, England, and the most populous in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Leeds is the cultural, financial, and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Built-up Area, the UK’s fourth-most populous urban area.

On the south bank of the River Aire, the Royal Armouries houses the national collection of arms and artillery. Across the river, the redeveloped industrial area around Call Lane is well-known for bars and live music venues under converted railway arches. Leeds Kirk gate Market features hundreds of indoor and outdoor stalls.

Leeds is a city at the heart of the action, bursting with life and cultural energy. A vibrant creative community, with award-winning national theatre and dance companies, a world-class arena, and a thriving independent food scene you won’t find anywhere else. A renowned retail destination, where big brands meet Victorian arcades. And a welcoming host for international sporting events, colorful carnivals, and a packed calendar of festivals and events. A skyline filled with astonishing architecture, and a destination easily reached by road, rail, and air.

In 2021, the global world ranking of the University of Leeds is No.91.

The University is a member of the prestigious Russell group of Universities. It has a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the highest award possible.

The University of Leeds became University of the Year 2017 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. The university has risen to 13th place overall in the UK, which reflects impressive results in student experience, high entry standards, services and facilities, and graduate prospects.

The University, the fifth-largest university, is a public research university. The university has 36,250 students and has consistently been ranked within the top 5 in the UK for the number of applications received. It was established in 1874 and initially known as Yorkshire College of Science. In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII. 

Leeds is a great place to live and the campus is only a short walk from the city center. You can find everything on one campus. Leeds University Union is at the heart of our campus and the students’ social lives with over 300 clubs and societies to choose from.

When you choose Leeds, you will study among inspirational academics who are creating knowledge that matters. You will have their support as you learn and develop throughout your studies.

There are many Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses taught in the university. Following are the courses offered by the University of Leeds. 

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses:

Actuarial Mathematics (BSc)

Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering (BEng)

Asia Pacific Studies and International Relations (BA)

Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies and Management (BEng)

Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics (BA)

Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Business) (BA)

Banking and Finance (BSc)

Cardiovascular Medicine (BSc)

Child and Family Studies (BA)

Clinical Anatomy (BSc)

Criminal Justice and Criminology (BA)

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy (BSc)

Digital Media (BA)

Ecology and Conservation Biology (BSc)

Economics and Politics (BA)

English and Film Studies (BA)

Fine Art with Contemporary Cultural Theory (BA)

Food Science and Nutrition (BSc)

Geography with Environmental Mathematics (BSc)

Global Creative Industries (BA)

Healthcare Science (Audiology) (BSc)

History and Philosophy of Science and Theology and Religious Studies (BA)

International Development (BA)

Journalism (BA)

Learning and Teaching (Special Educational Needs and Disability) (BA)

Linguistics and Phonetics (BA)

Materials Science and Engineering (BEng)

Mechatronics and Robotics (BEng)

Music, Multimedia and Electronics (BSc)

Neuroscience in Relation to Medicine (BSc)

Nursing (Mental Health) (BSc)

Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Thought (BA)

Physics with Astrophysics (BSc)

Product Design (BSc)

Religion, Politics, and Society (BA)

Social Policy and Sociology (BA)

Sport and Exercise Sciences (BSc)

Sustainability and Environmental Management (International) (BSc)

Theoretical Physics (BSc)

Theatre and Performance with Enterprise (BA)

Zoology in Relation to Medicine and Veterinary Science (BSc)

Masters Courses:

Accounting and Finance (MSc)

Advanced Chemical Engineering (MSc)

Advanced Computer Science (MSc)

Advanced Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)(MSc)

Advanced Computer Science (Cloud Computing)(MSc)

Advanced Computer Science (Data Analytics)(MSc)

Aerospace Engineering (MSc)

Applied Translation Studies (MA)

Automotive Engineering (MSc)

Biodiversity and Conservation (MSc)

Business and Public Service Interpreting and Translation Studies (MA)

Climate and Atmospheric Science (MRes)

Critical and Experimental Composition (MMus)

Data Science and Analytics for Health (MRes)

Diagnostic Imaging (MSc)

Disability Studies (MA)

Economics and Finance (MSc)

Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems (MSc(Eng))

Electronic and Electrical Engineering (MSc)

Embedded Systems Engineering (MSc)

Engineering Project Management (MSc)

Engineering Technology and Business Management (MSc)

Environmental Engineering and Project Management (MSc)

Exploration Geophysics (MSc)

Fashion, Enterprise, and Society (MA)

Finance and Investment (MSc)

Financial Mathematics (MSc)

Financial Risk Management (MSc)

Fine Art (MA)

Food Science (Food Biotechnology)(MSc)

Food Science and Nutrition (MSc)

Geotechnical Engineering (MSc(Eng))

Global Fashion Management (MA)

Global Supply Chain Management (MA)

High-Performance Graphics and Games Engineering (MSc)

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine (MA)

Infection, Immunity and Human Disease (MSc)

International Construction Management and Engineering (MSc)

International Law and Global Governance (LLM)

International Journalism (MA)

International Marketing Management (MSc)

Law and Finance (MSc)

Linguistics and English Language Teaching (MA)

Molecular Medicine (MSc)

Mechatronics and Robotics (MSc(Eng))

New Media (MA)

Organizational Psychology (MSc)

Pediatric Dentistry (MSc)

Petroleum Production Engineering (MSc)

Pharmacy Practice (MSc)

Public Administration (MPA)

Race and Resistance (MA)

River Basin Dynamics and Management with Geographical Information Systems (MSc)

Security, Conflict, and Justice (MSc)

Security, Terrorism, and Insurgency (MA)

Sport and Exercise Medicine (MSc)

Structural Geology with Geophysics (MSc)

Sustainability and Business (MSc)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Information and Communications Technology (MA)

Transport Infrastructure: Design and Construction (MSc(Eng))

Theology and Religious Studies (MA)

Urban Data Science and Analytics (MSc)

Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering (MSc (Eng))

When you choose Leeds you will study among inspirational academics who are creating knowledge that matters. Some will have even written your textbooks. You’ll have their support as you learn and develop throughout your studies.


Living in University accommodation is a great way to experience student life, make new friends, and feel part of our student community. There is an impressive range of accommodation from modern, purpose-built apartments to converted mansions both on and off-campus.

The University support staff understands how important your accommodation is when you are new. They know starting at University might be the first time you’ve lived away from home and this can be daunting as well as exciting. They committed to making that transition as easy as possible for you and they will help you every step of the way. 

If you are relocating to Leeds with your family there is the accommodation on campus and nearby, or you may want to live in private housing.

Be part of a prestigious, research-intensive university. Here you will gain skills that will be invaluable to you, personally and professionally. Take part in research, modify your experience with discovery modules and take advantage of life-changing opportunities. The University is in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2021. Here you will have an exceptional student experience.

Alvito Fernandes
Alvito Fernandes

Alvito Fernandes is an experienced study abroad counselor and entrepreneur, with a passion for mentoring students. With an MBA graduate class of 2002 and a Harvard Alumni on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, he is well-equipped to provide expert guidance. As an ICEF certified agent, he has been recognized as Agent of the Month by Study Group UK and acknowledged as a preferred partner in Mumbai for GUS Canada. Alvito's work has had a significant impact on the lives of students, as evidenced by the testimonials of those he has helped study and migrate abroad. His straightforward and matter-of-fact advice, based on extensive industry experience and research, has earned him the trust of his clients. With a strong commitment to his students' best interests, Alvito's counseling is always aimed at preparing them to face any challenges they may encounter. His wealth of experience and constant learning from past students' experiences enable him to provide comprehensive guidance on various countries and courses.

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